The datum-IMU sensor combines the same SAMD21G18 microcontroller used on the Arduino Zero with the LSM9DS1 IMU sensor from ST Microelectronics to create the simplest, easiest to use IMU sensor for your application.
The datum-IMU sensor emulates a serial port over a USB connection, presents the information and data stored on it in a JSON formatted packet, and processes URI style commands to change and retrieve its settings. The datum-IMU sensor fills the gap between a LEGO® Mindstorms® sensor and a breakout board.
The datum-IMU sensor can do much more than just collect the data. The measurement units can be customized to suit your application. IMU data can be returned in mm, cm, inches, or feet. The datum-IMU sensor does all the calculations for you.
It can also apply filters such as min, mix, mean, and RMS to the data stream. This truly makes the datum-IMU sensor a smart sensor that goes far beyond what a breakout board can do.
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This is the latest stable release of CircuitPython that will work with the datum-IMU.
Start here if you are new to CircuitPython.
This is the latest unstable release of CircuitPython that will work with the datum-IMU.
Unstable builds have the latest features but are more likely to have critical bugs.
Every time we commit new code to CircuitPython we automatically build binaries for each board and language. The binaries are stored on Amazon S3, organized by board, and then by language. Try them if you want the absolute latest and are feeling daring or want to see if a problem has been fixed.
All previous releases are listed on GitHub, with release notes, and are available for download from Amazon S3. They are handy for testing, but otherwise we recommend using the latest stable release. Some older GitHub release pages include the same binaries for downloading. But we have discontinued including binaries as assets on newer release pages because of the large number of files for each release.